Using Similarity and Ratios


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Using Similarity and Ratios
10302001030300101100010111001030700Using Similarity and RatiosEVERY ENGINEER AND every engineering student should be familiar with the mathematical concept of similarity from plane geometry in secondary school. In its simplest form, similarity means that two things have the same shape. All circles are similar to each other, just as all squares are similar to each other and all equilateral triangles are similar to each other. In fact, each of these 2D geometric shapes, besides being similar within a ty…
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Robert W. Messler, Jr.: Engineering Problem-Solving 101: Time-Tested and Timeless Techniques. Using Similarity and Ratios, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export